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MCS Standard Update – MIS 3007(3.3), MIS 3007-2(2.4), MCS 014(2.0) and MCS 015(2.0)

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has today published updated Issues of MIS 3007(3.3), MIS 3007-2(2.4), MCS 014(2.0) and MCS 015(2.0).

The changes are summarised below:

  • Inclusion of Add-On units;
  • Updates to the technical documentation to be submitted for review;
  • Updates to Performance Criteria;
  • Inclusion of Annex 3 Add-On Micro-Cogeneration Units within MCS 015;
  • Inclusion of commercial buildings as well as domestic dwellings within the scope of the documents; and
  • Clarification of the standby performance testing results to be exempt from the pass qualification.

Further updates have been made to align Appendix B “Environmental Performance” from MIS 3007 and MIS 3007-2 with the performance information within the corresponding Product Requirements.

Additionally, MCS has also published the MCS Add-On mCHP Package Test Methodology and MCS Micro CHP Add-On Calculator.

MIS 3007 Issue 3.3 and MIS 3007-2 Issue 2.4 is available for reference from the date of publication (12/11/2018). MCS Contractors of microgeneration systems who are certificated in accordance with MIS 3007 and/or MIS 3007-2 may commence working in accordance with this update from the date of publication (12/11/2018).

To align with the Feed-in-Tariff order which comes into force on the 12th March 2019, the foreword within MIS 3007 Issue 3.3 and MIS 3007-2 Issue 2.4 has been updated. This means that any Micro CHP systems installed and commissioned before 12/03/2019 must be installed to Issue 3.2 of MIS 3007 or Issue 2.3 of MIS 3007-2 and meet the relevant eligibility criteria to allow the system owner to claim the Feed-in-Tariff. Any Micro CHP systems installed and commissioned on or after 12/03/2019 must be installed to Issue 3.3 of MIS 3007 or Issue 2.4 of MIS 3007-2 and meet the relevant eligibility criteria to allow the system owner to claim the Feed-in-Tariff.

MCS 015 Issue 2.0 and MCS 014 Issue 2.0 is available for reference from the date of publication (12/11/2018) with a 12-month transition period from the date of publication (12/11/2019).

MIS 3007 Issue 3.3 and MIS 3007-2 Issue 2.4 can be viewed here

MCS 015 Issue 2.0, MCS 014 Issue 2.0, MCS Add-On mCHP Package Test Methodology and MCS Micro CHP Add-On Calculator can be viewed here.